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John Edward Burnham, Jr.

January 19, 1934 November 7, 2018
John Edward Burnham, Jr.
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It is with great sorrow in our hearts that we announce the passing of John Edward “Pops” Burnham, Jr., 84 of Marietta, GA.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother In-law, father In-law, uncle, & friend.

Born January 19, 1934, and died November 7, 2018. Pops passed peacefully at home, with his loving wife of 58 years, Janet Macauley Burnham, and three sons John, E. Burnham III, Jeffrey Edmund Burnham, and Thomas Charles Burnham

John was married to Janet Macauley Burnham on August 27, 1960. He was a wonderful father to his three sons. He loved, mentored and coached his grandsons on the finer points of life. “Pops” left a strong legacy with his grandsons. John Macauley Burnham, Robert Campbell Burnham, Jeffrey Edmund Burnham, Jr., Jacob Braswell Burnham, & Dylan Black Burnham. He loved his daughter in-law Pam Black Burnham, and future Daughter In-law Cindy Goldin Anderson.

John was proceeded in death by his mother Marguerite Campbell Burnham, father John Edward Burnham Sr., sister Missy Drogowski, & brother In-Law Richard Drogowski.

John is survived by his loving wife Janet. His sons, John (Cindy Goldin-Anderson), Jeff (Pam), Tom and five grandsons, Johnny, Jeff Jr., Bobby, Jake, and Dylan. His brother James Patrick Burnham, Sr., his sister In-law Helen Burnham, his sister Joan Schratz, Brother In-law Don Schratz, and his many loving nieces and nephews.

John loved people, and in turn, they loved him back. He never met a stranger. John embraced life to the fullest, and always put his family first. He spent his life loving his family. He was a devout man of faith, and he was a great example of living your life the right way. From the young boys he coached in football, to the young men that grew up with his family, he was always willing to listen and help. And, he was genuinely interested and involved in in their lives.

John was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He was also a member of the Police Emerald Society. John Burnham backed the Blue! He was a very active member of his church; Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marietta, GA. John retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in 1993 after a very successful career spanning 33 years. His dream was to travel the world with the love of his life, and that they did.

Visitation will be Monday November 12 at Carmichael Funeral home
From 11:00am to 1:00pm and 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Carmichael Funeral Home
1130 Whitlock Ave.
Marietta, GA 30064

The funeral will be Tuesday the 13 at 10:00am at St, Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marietta, GA.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
87 Lacy Street. NW
Marietta, GA 30060

Burial to follow at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA at 2:30 pm.

We appreciate all of those that have sent prayers and well wishes to our family.

Rest in Peace Pops. We will see you again someday. We will always love you and always remember your loving spirit.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Saint Vincent De Paul’s Society care of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marietta, GA.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

12

Nov

11:00 AM 11/12/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/12/2018 1:00:00 PM
Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta

1130 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA 30064

Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta
1130 Whitlock Avenue Marietta 30064 GA
United States

Visitation

Monday

12

Nov

4:00 PM 11/12/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/12/2018 7:00:00 PM
Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta

1130 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA 30064

Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta
1130 Whitlock Avenue Marietta 30064 GA
United States

Service

Tuesday

13

Nov

10:00 AM 11/13/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

87 Lacy Street NW
Marietta, GA 30060

St. Joseph Catholic Church
87 Lacy Street NW Marietta 30060 GA
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

13

Nov

2:30 PM 11/13/2018 2:30:00 PM
Georgia National Cemetery

2025 Mt. Carmel Church Lane
Canton, Georgia 30114

Georgia National Cemetery
2025 Mt. Carmel Church Lane Canton 30114 Georgia
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Georgia National Cemetery Final Resting Place

2025 Mt. Carmel Church Lane
Canton, Georgia 30114

2025 Mt. Carmel Church Lane Canton 30114 Georgia
United States
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